High schools celebrate Student Journalist of the Year finalists

2017 STUDENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR FINALISTS Ryan Eggers, Ben Davis High School Jackie Ham, Crown Point High School Maria Leontaras, Crown Point High School Adam McGoff, North Central High School ...

TheStatehouseFile.com: Bill to protect student journalists officially dies

This is an excerpt from an article written by TheStatehouseFile.com reporter and Franklin College student Katie Stancombe. Read the full article here. — Student journalists have no chance of gaining ...

A letter to New Voices Advocates after legislation dies

Below is a letter Indiana High School Press Association Director Diana Hadley sent to New Voices Advocates the evening after the New Voices bill died at the session on Thursday, ...


2017 Harvey contests are open

Information for submitting entries and descriptions of the categories for both newspaper and yearbook ...

Hadley to retire, IHSPA executive director position open

Posted March 1 New Indiana High School Press Association Executive Director Job ...

New Voices team drafts, launches House Bill 1130

  New Voices Team Eight of the high school and college New ...

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250+ attend First Amendment Symposium

More than 250 students, teachers, administrators, lawmakers and guests attended Indiana High School Press Association’s 11th annual First Amendment Symposium on Tuesday, March 14, in the south atrium of the Indiana Statehouse. Students who attended received a free #BeHeard t-shirts as part of the rally for IHSPA’s student journalist protections bill, House Bill 1130. The guest […]

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Diana Hadley, others discuss HB 1130 on WFYI “No Limits”

Indiana High School Press Association’s House Bill 1130 was discussed during a WFYI-FM “No Limits” program Thursday. The bill, if passed, would provide protections from censorship for student journalists, both at the high school and (state public) collegiate levels. Click here to listen to the show. Guests: Diana Hadley, Executive Director, Indiana High School Press […]

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Student journalist freedom bill advances to Senate

Our student journalist freedom bill, House Bill 1130, passed the full House 88-4 and now advances to a Senate Education Committee hearing March 15 at 1:30 p.m. Students are invited to attend a First Amendment Symposium and rally for the bill Tuesday, March 14 at 11 a.m. in the Statehouse South Atrium. Students may also […]

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